Dataset Name

Lidar: Snow data

Bibliographic Reference

Hubbard, T.D., Braun, M.L., Westbrook, R.E., and Gallagher, P.E., 2011, High-resolution lidar data for infrastructure corridors, Mount Hayes Quadrangle, Alaska, in Hubbard, T.D., Koehler, R.D., and Combellick, R.A., High-resolution lidar data for Alaska infrastructure corridors: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2011-3A. http://doi.org/10.14509/22723

Table of Contents

Layer Name: metadata
Layer Description: metadata files, read me files and reports
/metadata/RDF2011-3_snow.faq.html
/metadata/RDF2011-3_snow.txt
/metadata/RDF2011-3_snow.xml

Layer Name: snow
Layer Description: polygons representing areas of snow
/snow/rdf2011-3-snow.dbf
/snow/rdf2011-3-snow.prj
/snow/rdf2011-3-snow.sbn
/snow/rdf2011-3-snow.sbx
/snow/rdf2011-3-snow.shp
/snow/rdf2011-3-snow.shp.xml
/snow/rdf2011-3-snow.shx

Supplemental Information

Information about accuracy and quality of lidar data can be found in quality control reports provided by DOGAMI and delivery reports provided by Watershed Sciences, Inc. Individual reports were provided for each delivery set and have been combined by DGGS into comprehensive quality control and delivery reports. These documents are organized by according to how data were delivered to DGGS. A description of information pertaining to down-loadable files can be found in the quality control and delivery reports. The DGGS metadata standard extends the FGDC standard to include elements that are required to facilitate our internal data management. These elements, referred to as "layers," group and describe files that have intrinsic logical or topological relationships. This dataset is described as a single layer. Attribute information for the layer is included in this metadata file under the "Entity_and_Attribute_Information" section. The layer is titled:
 >snow: Polygons representing areas of snow

Metadata

Metadata is the data about the data and answers "Who, what, when, where, how and why?" about the dataset. Please see the DGGS Metadata README page for information about our metadata.

Use Constraints

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Distribution Contact Information

Metadata Manager
Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys
3354 College Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709-3707
Phone Number: (907)451-5020
Fax Number: (907)451-5050
E-mail: dggspubs@alaska.gov